Top Quotes About Anything
Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.
I am not handsome or sexy. Of course, it’s not like I am hopeless.
Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
We have seen a strong increase in oil prices and up to this year we see that the world has been able to absorb that.
Suffering isn’t ennobling, recovery is.
I do not see any beauty in self-restraint.
War is the statesman’s game, the priest’s delight, the lawyer’s jest, the hired assassin’s trade.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There are people who want to make men’s lives more difficult for no other reason than the chance it provides them afterwards to offer their prescription for alleviating life; their Christianity, for instance.
A relationship isn’t going to make me survive. It’s the cherry on top.
So the first thing that I thought about was, ‘How is this car going to handle?’ But then after I’d been driving with it and practicing with it and I accomplished that, then I just kind of sat back.
Sean William Scott
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
E. B. White
Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make it seem so.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Who can worry about a career? Have a life.
Our spiritual attitude is determined by our conception of our relation to infinite spirit.
For centuries we have been living in the society where not laws but people ruled, where there was no legal state.
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
The President has been a big proponent of the public option since the campaign.
You go to the hospital your wife’s in labor and you’re doing the thing, and then it’s very disorienting and scary and you beat yourself up and you go through a whole period of ‘woe is me’ and then you realize that this a gift, this child is the light, and if you can nourish that light and just let it shine, you have an opportunity to get closer to what I think is God.
John C. McGinley
The problem with losing your anonymity is that you can never go back.
Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word.
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is… the highway to success.
I stayed close to my family. My family never changed.
It is unacceptable that someone can work full time – and work hard – and not be able to lift themselves out of poverty.
The journey of your first movie is not just beyond belief it can be truly beyond satire.
But by the time you get there and you get home, it winds up being a lot of time out. So I’m getting the itch to build, I know that. I keep looking at my stacks of wood and what I can do with it.
To swear off making mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas.
When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.
So I write melodies – thirty, forty, fifty – then I cast them off until I have just two or three. If only one is needed, I go see the director and ask him to decide.
After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
William R. Alger
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
I used to watch dailies and felt I had to keep on top of the character, but I don’t feel that any more.
The right of petition, I have said, was not conferred on the People by the Constitution, but was a pre-existing right, reserved by the People out of the grants of power made to Congress.
Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
That’s a hard question, because I started skating when I was three, so I don’t really remember life before it, and I don’t know what it is like not to work hard at something.
It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.
My mom would have liked it that I patterned myself more after Jimmy Reed.
I’ve been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.
Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
I need to run every day. If I don’t I feel cheated.
Joan Van Ark
The only reason I ever played golf in the first place was so I could afford to hunt and fish.
There are more people who wish to be loved than there are who are willing to love.
Nicolas de Chamfort
The final ballots represent players, managers, executives and builders who are top-tier candidates and worthy of review for consideration for election to the Hall of Fame.
I think today the players are too nice to one another, but that might change with the unbalanced schedule, with teams playing each other more and more. When you face each other that much, with that much at stake, something’s bound to happen.
It’s hard now to imagine that kind of travel and the daily tasks they simply took for granted. If a wagon axle broke, you had to stop and carve a new one. To cross a river, you sometimes had to build a raft.
If a man does his best, what else is there?
George S. Patton
Every man I knew went to bed with Gilda… and woke up with me.
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
C. S. Lewis
I am young. I better show off what I have now.
Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.
Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I’m used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.